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Research suggests that Display Energy Certificates have been an opportunity missed.
NBS National BIM Report 2015 shows awareness is down, but Nemetschek Vectorworks is up.
What is architectural design? Mike Davies from RSH+P explains the process.
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German architect and pioneer of tensile structures, Frei Otto, has died at the age of 89.
Around the web
Google awarded patent for a photo-reactive paint that creates images when light is projected onto it.
Engineers fight Ebola
How the Royal Engineers built 6 specialist treatment units in Sierra Leone.
BSRIA explain the changes in L8, the Approved code of practice and guidance.
World Cup Stadium
Design unveiled for fifth stadium at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
Another tower for London
Mitsubishi Estate is to submit a planning application for a 40-storey office tower next to the Cheesegrater.
Maglev speed record
Japanese maglev train close to speed of Boeing 737 airliner.
Kent Council on BIM
"Producing the required COBie data drops... isn’t going to make sense as they can’t be used by our asset management software."
Summary of the Lib Dem, UKIP and Green construction election pledges.
Global construction survey
KPMG survey finds that over the last three years, only 31% of respondents’ projects came within 10% of budget and only 25% came within 10% of the original deadline.
26 component model-making kit launched for schools.
Mongolian parliament considers a German plan to create an eco-city that will become the new capital.
NHS in danger of building up an unmanageable spending backlog.
Seoul city council is planning to turn an apartment complex into a three-storey farm.
UK Construction Week survey finds the industry believes the Conservatives will be best for construction.
The CPA forecasts two years of slow growth resulting from the '...UK’s most uncertain election in more than 40 years'.
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